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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overall Demand Jumped for 52-Week Treasury Bills Auction

    The US Treasury auctioned $20 billion worth of 52-week Treasury bills (or T-bills) on April 26, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why the Bid-to-Cover Ratio Rose for the 10-Year T-Notes Auction

    On April 13, ten-year T-notes worth $20 billion were auctioned. The bid-to-cover ratio rose. The ratio was 2.75x—the highest since the January 2016 auction.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are You a Treasury Bond Mutual Fund Investor by Choice or Chance?

    Much of what you can do with your Treasury bond mutual fund for the remainder of 2016 depends on what your intention of investing in the instrument is.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Portugal’s Bond Yields Are Diverging from the Rest of Europe

    Portugal’s bond yields have been diverging from the rest of Europe. The Bank of Portugal reassigned five of Novo Banco’s senior bonds to Banco Espirito Santo.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Bid-to-Cover Ratio Surged for 13-Week Treasury Bills Auction

    Market demand rose for the 13-week Treasury bills from 33.6% the previous week to 51.2% last week.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Auction Quantum Rose for 52-Week Treasury Bills

    The US Department of the Treasury auctioned $12 billion worth of 52-week Treasury bills on November 10, 2015. T-bills mature in a year or less.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    10-Year T-Notes: Highest Yield Since December 2014

    The US Department of the Treasury conducts an auction for ten-year T-notes once a month. The yield on the ten-year T-notes is a benchmark in the financial markets.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Fund Managers

    Lowest Market Demand Recorded for the 4-Week T-Bills Auction

    The US Department of the Treasury conducted the weekly auction of four-week Treasury bills, or T-bills, on October 27. The issuance was $5 billion.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Fund Managers

    Bid-to-Cover Ratio Fell for the 13-Week Treasury Bills Auction

    The US Department of the Treasury auctioned 13-week Treasury bills, or T-bills, worth $26 billion on October 26. The overall auction demand was lower.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Auction Amount for 52-Week T-Bills Down for Third Straight Month

    The US Treasury auctioned $10 billion in 52-week T-bills on October 14. T-bills mature in a year or less, and they are at the very short end of the yield curve.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Fund Managers

    How Indirect Bidders Lost Interest in Four-Week Treasury Bills on October 6

    The US Treasury conducted the weekly auction for four-week Treasury bills on October 6. The issuance was $8 billion—$2 billion lower than the previous week.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Fund Managers

    Bid-to-Cover Ratio: Highest Mark Ever for the 4-Week T-Bills Auction

    The US Department of the Treasury conducted the weekly auction of four-week Treasury bills, or T-bills, on September 29. The issuance was $10 billion.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Fund Managers

    High Discount Rate Rose and Demand Fell for 52-week T-Bills

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury auctioned $20 billion worth of 52-week Treasury bills on September 15, 2015. T-bills mature in one year or less.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Does the Treasuries Yield Curve Look over Time?

    Fixed income market participants have been selling short-maturity Treasuries in anticipation of a rate hike by the Federal Reserve. The FOMC convenes on September 16 and 17 to decide the course of monetary policy.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    Bid-to-Cover Ratio Falls for 4-Week Treasury Bills

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury conducted the weekly auction for four-week Treasury bills, or T-bills, on August 11. The issuance was $40 billion.

    By Lynn Noah
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